Dear Cannock Chase District Council,
This is a request for information under the Freedom of Information Act 2000.
I would like to request the following information:
For the financial years 2018/2019, 2019/2020 and 2020/2021, please provide:
– The number of landlords prosecuted by the council
– The number of complaints the council received about private rented properties
– The number of civil penalty notices issued against a landlord or letting agent as well as the total annual sum of the fines.
I would like to receive the information in an electronic format. If you feel that a substantive response to this request is not possible within a reasonable time frame, or the request is too broad, I would be grateful if you could contact me and provide assistance as to how I could refine the request.
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Cannock Chase Council
Dear Mr Bychawski,
Thank you for your email requesting information.
Please see the responses below to your request.
For the financial years 2018/2019, 2019/2020 and 2020/2021, please
– The number of landlords prosecuted by the council- 2018/2019- 0
2019/2020- 1 2020/2021- 0
– The number of complaints the council received about private rented
properties 2018/2019- 167 2019/2020- 120 2020/2021- 163
– The number of civil penalty notices issued against a landlord or letting
agent as well as the total annual sum of the fines. 2018/2019- 0
2019/2020- 0 2020/2021- 0
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Information Commissioner's Office
Telephone: 0303 123 1113
Cannock Chase Council
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